Football is a rich business, with billions of dollars flowing between various soccer clubs as a result of media arrangements and corporate sponsorship partnerships. Take a peek at this article to learn about the world’s wealthiest football team owners as of 2022.
1.Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund | Newcastle | $430bn
The Public Investment Fund is headed by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman and its governor, Yasir Al-Rumayyan, has been appointed Newcastle chairman.
2.Sheikh Mansour | Man City, Melbourne City, New York City | $20bn
Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, often referred to as Sheikh Mansour, is an Emirati politician who is the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates.
3.Dietrich Mateschitz | Red Bull Salzburg, RB Leipzig, NY Red Bulls | $19.4bn
Dietrich Mateschitz is an Austrian billionaire businessman. He is the co-founder and 49% owner of the Red Bull energy drink company.
4.Andrea Agnelli & family | Juventus | $13.5bn
The Agnelli family are the owners of Juventus, with Andrea Agnelli being the face of the family’s football enterprise, serving as chairman of both the club and of the European Club Association (ECA).
5.Dietmar Hopp | Hoffenheim | $13bn
Dietmar Hopp is a German software engineer and billionaire businessman. He was one of the founders of SAP SE in 1972 He owns the Bundesliga side Hoffenheim.
6.Roman Abramovich | Chelsea | $12.4bn
Russian businessman Roman Abramovich caused quite a stir in 2003 when he injected millions into Premier League club Chelsea to help propel them along the path to success in England and Europe.
7.Philip Anschutz | LA Galaxy| $10.9bn
Philip Frederick Anschutz is an American billionaire businessman who owns or controls companies in a variety of industries, A founding member of Major League Soccer, Philip Anschutz owns the popular team LA Galaxy.
8.Stan Kroenke | Arsenal, Colorado Rapids | $9bn
Enos Stanley Kroenke is an American billionaire businessman. He is the owner of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which is the holding company of Arsenal, MLS side Colorado Rapids, Los Angeles Rams in NFL, Denver Nuggets in the NBA.
9.Nasser Al-Khelaifi | PSG | $8bn
Qatari businessman Nasser Al-Khelaifi is a Qatari businessman and the chairman of beIN Media Group, chairman of Qatar Sports Investments, president of Paris Saint-Germain and the Qatar Tennis Federation, and vice president of the Asian Tennis.
10.Zhang Jindong | Inter | $7.6bn
Zhang Jindong is a Chinese billionaire who, through his company the Suning Holdings Group, acquired a majority ownership stake in Serie A club Inter in 2016.